Posts Tagged ‘China’

October 29th, 2012 - 10:14 am § in News

Japan and China’s undersea oil wars

By Mike Nakada, Violent riots in China following the purchase of the much-disputed Senkaku Islands by the Japanese government on Sept. 11 of 2012, left Japanese cars on fire, businesses in ruins and people terrified. All this for islands that are only about three square kilometers at the largest.[...]

October 29th, 2012 - 9:57 am § in News

Standoff at Scarborough Shoal

By James Balicao, The current standoff between China and the Philippines over land rich in oil threatens international relations. Tensions have been high in the South China Sea as the two countries have been having dispute over who has rights to the Scarborough Shoals, located about 124 nautical mil[...]